Payroll Procedures for Commissioned Employees

Payroll Procedures for Commissioned Employees Commission is a sum of money an employee receives for performing a certain task. This sum is typically a percentage of sales made. While some employees receive only commission, others are paid a commission plus a salary or hourly wage. In some cases, a commissioned employee is exempt from overtime. [...]

2019-02-06T18:16:34+00:00February 6th, 2019|Blog|

Employee Compensation Plans: The 4 Main Components

Employee Compensation Plans: The 4 Main Components Many small-business owners are under the false impression that simply setting a pay rate is all that's required in terms of employee compensation. If only it were that easy, though. The term "compensation" may sound like a simple work-for-pay arrangement, but there's actually quite a bit more thought [...]

2018-12-21T17:08:15+00:00December 21st, 2018|Blog|

Employment Laws For Growing Organizations

The Employment Laws Every Growing Organization Should Know About Periods of growth are particularly exciting for small and midsize businesses, but they also bring new HR challenges. Along with adding employees—which may change the feel of your culture as well as your floorplan—your organization may become subject to federal and state laws that take effect [...]

2020-08-13T20:30:27+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Blog|

IRS on Meal and Entertainment Deductions

IRS Issues Guidance on Meal and Entertainment Deductions The Internal Revenue Service has issued guidance on the business expense deduction for meals and entertainment following law changes in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The 2017 TCJA eliminated the deduction for any expenses related to activities generally considered entertainment, amusement or recreation. Taxpayers may continue [...]

2020-08-13T20:27:01+00:00November 19th, 2018|Blog|

Employers Need to Look at Workers’ Compensation

Employers Need to Look at Workers' Compensation Many employers look at Workers' Compensation as just another unavoidable cost of doing business. It's usually one of those out-of-sight, out-of-mind issues when rates are low. It's not until employers are hit with rate hikes that they really start to give some thought to it. Employers need to [...]

2020-08-18T20:05:33+00:00October 16th, 2018|Blog|

Four Keys to Improving Your Culture

Four Keys to Improving Your Culture There’s no easy formula to fixing all cultural problems because each workplace is unique. The rules and traditions that lead one team to success might bring a different team to ruin. Some teams will thrive in a highly centralized environment, while others will reach new heights through [...]

2020-08-25T21:19:25+00:00October 9th, 2018|Blog|

Employee Eligibility in the United States

Make sure employees are eligible to work in the United States Under the Immigration Reform and Control Act, employers are required to examine certain documents, such as drivers' licenses, when they hire new employees. They must then record the information on I-9 forms and keep the documents for a specified period of time. Employers are [...]

2020-08-18T19:33:21+00:00September 19th, 2018|Blog|